From the Inside Flap
If you've ever dreamed of an all-chocolate Christmas, this book can make your dream come true. Desaulniers gives you seventy-two seductive recipes for every holiday occasion—delectable gifts, tempting treat platters, dreamy breakfast nibbles, and, of course, lots of decadent desserts. Delight your faraway friends and family with treatsthat are perfect for shipping—nearly twenty inall, including Chocolate Fruitycakes, Chocolate Gingerbread Snowflakes, and Chocolate ButtonsUp ButterShots Bundt Cake. Put a smile on thekids' faces with tasty bites like Cranberry Choco-late Chip Oatmeal Cookies, Christmas Breakfast Chocolate Sour Cream Crumb Cake, and Choco-late Drop Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches. And indulge the grown-ups with sinful desserts such as Chocolate Mint Bourbon Crème Brûlée, White Chocolate Banana Walnut Christmas Log, and Chocolate Hazelnut Elagantes.
Desaulniers and his elves tested all of the recipes in a home kitchen using ordinary equipment and supermarket ingredients to make sure that each one is foolproof. So whether you've been naughty or nice, you can tackle any of these recipes with confidence. Many are easy to prepare, and all are beautiful to behold and oh-so-delicious to eat. To make sure each sweet treat comes out just so, Desaulniers also provides "Chef's Touch" notes that detail techniques, variations, storage tips, and serving suggestions. With forty-eight enticing full-color photos, advice on equipment, and a chapter on packing and shipping holiday treats, I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas is sure to become an indispensable holiday companion. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From the Back Cover
Christmas + Chocolate = Heaven!
No one knows chocolate like James Beard Awardwinning author Marcel Desaulniers, a name synonymous with luscious chocolate desserts. In I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas, he presents the perfect Christmas cookbook for chocolate lovers. Inside, you'll find 72 seductive recipes for every holiday occasiondelectable gifts, tempting treat platters, dreamy breakfast nibbles, and, of course, lots of decadent desserts. Delight faraway friends and family with shippable treats like Chocolate Gingerbread Snowflakes. Put a smile on the kids' faces with fun desserts like Chocolate Drop Peanut Butter Ice Cream Sandwiches. Indulge grown-up desires with sinful delights like Chocolate Mint Bourbon Creme Brulee. There's something here for anyone who loves chocolate.
Every recipe here has been perfected for ordinary home kitchens and everyday ingredients, so whether you've been naughty or nice you can tackle any of these recipes with confidence. Full of sweets that are easy to prepare, beautiful to behold, and oh-so-delicious to eat, I'm Dreaming of a Chocolate Christmas is the indispensable holiday cookbook for chocoholics.